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dc.contributor.author Young, Richard Edward en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-03-25T02:54:03Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-03-25T02:54:03Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1975-04 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Young RE. 1975. Function of the dimorphic eyes in the midwater squid Histioteuthis dofleini. Pac Sci 29(2): 211-218. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-8870 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/953 en_US
dc.description.abstract The squid Histioteuthis dofleini, like other members of the family Histioteuthidae, has a large left eye and a small right eye. The large eye points in a dorsal posterior direction while the squid typically orients at an oblique angle with the arms downward. The large eye, as a result, points vertically upward. The small eye appears to be directed ventrolaterally. This squid occurs primarily at depths of 500 to 700 m during the day where it is exposed to low levels of downwelling light. Presumably the large eye utilizes this faint downwelling light while the smaller eye utilizes bioluminescent light. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawai'i Press en_US
dc.title Function of the Dimorphic Eyes in the Midwater Squid Histioteuthis dofleini en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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